Real Estate Industry

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Trending blogs on Real Estate Industry

 

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths 3rd Installment of Highland Pa $5,995,000 4293 4 3 1 A C Bookout $3,250,000 6031 5 6 1 Co-Dcand Park $8,695,000 13984 7 9 3 Henry E Englishs $4,800,000 6421 5 5 2 Highland Park $3,395,000 5612 4 5 2 Highland Park $3,395,000 6135 6 6 2 H...

By Aaron Norris, MBA, APR, Hard money lending and real estate investments.
(The Norris Group Hard Money Lending)
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Another California hard money loan closed in Lancaster, CA. Real estate investor received loan for $96,000 on this single family property appraised for $161,000. See more at http://ow.ly/U08a30alPtHFor more information about The Norris Group's California hard money loans or our California Trust D...

By Lisa Schoenhouse, (925-788-4521) Serving, Lafayette, Orinda, Walnut
(Pacific Union International )
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Bay Area Pending Home Sales Slide for the Fifth Straight MonthPending home sales dropped statewide and in the Bay Area in February due to an all-too-familiar culprit: extremely tight inventory. Get the story at http://pacunion.us/2mumm0C

By Jason Crouch, Broker - Austin Texas Real Estate (512-796-7653)
(Austin Texas Homes, LLC)
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Please allow me to preface this post with a couple of brief statements: I have been selling homes full-time in the Austin, Texas area for over 20 years. I am a broker and co-owner of a company with about 20 agents. These facts may be important as you read my mini-rant below.  :) This morning at 8...

By John Lemos, Your Home Loan Expert
(New American Funding)
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NEW CONSTRUCTION STRONG AND STEADYHousing Starts came in at 1.246M in January. This was slightly better than expectations of 1.232M. December's data was also revised higher from 1.226M to 1.279M. Permits came in at 1.285M which also beat expectations. December's data was also revised higher from ...

By Wallace S. Gibson, CPM, LandlordWhisperer
(Gibson Management Group, Ltd.)
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I have clients of almost a decade who have decided to sell their townhouse - fortunately, they got a purchase contract the weekend AFTER my residents of 5 years vacated the home. Prior to this, I agreed with sales agents (my referral) that I would have certain walls at the property painted with t...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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Many efforts have been made to try to ensure better and more accurate Appraisals.  While improvements have been made in some areas, holes have been created in others.  These  ups and downs of the Appraisal Accuracy Can Be A Roller Coaster Ride.Several efforts have been made to create a reliable, ...

By Corey Martin, Real Estate and Management Solutions
(Martin Presence Group)
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One of our biggest jobs here at Martin Presence is Resident Retention. A high rate of turnover costs you income and is a big red flag of poor property management. A person’s home or office is his castle even if it is a rental, and he expects others to respect that. When a client pays his rent, he...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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One year I won an award from a prestigious state-wide association for doing The Best Job Ever in a particular profession, and the only reason I won that award was because (gasp) no other members had applied for it. Did it lessen the enjoyment of receiving that award, diminish the achievement? You...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Fort Worth 1301 Throckmorton Residences $2,250,000 4266 4 4 2 Fort Worth Bella Flora $2,400,000 7892 5 4 2 Fort Worth Crest Point Add $2,699,000 9009 5 5 1 Fort Worth Garcia, Martin Survey Abst 564 $2,250,000 7450 3 3 2 Fort Worth ...

By Aaron Norris, MBA, APR, Hard money lending and real estate investments.
(The Norris Group Hard Money Lending)
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Another California hard money loan closed in San Bernardino, CA. Real estate investor received loan for $145,000 on this single family property appraised for $240,000. See more at http://ow.ly/s6HQ30aj6k4For more information about The Norris Group's California hard money loans or our California T...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Frisco Chapel Creek #2a $2,075,000 7479 5 5 1 Frisco Chapel Creek #2a $3,195,000 7634 6 6 3 Frisco Enclave At Stonebriar Creek Estates #2 $6,495,000 14788 8 9 3 Frisco H L Cook Surv $3,200,000 4451 3 3 1 Frisco Hills of Kingswood $...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Addison Addison Place Rev $275,000 2037 3 3 0 Addison Addison Place Rev $325,000 2262 3 3 0 Addison ALLEN BLEDSOE $1,499,000 6793 5 4 1 Addison Celestial Place $765,000 3619 4 3 1 Addison Celestial Place $979,000 4373 3 3 1 Addison...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Dallas Allen Street Brownstone $429,995 2244 2 2 1 Dallas Brookshire Park 6th Section $524,900 4252 4 3 1 Dallas Elmwood $77,900 1010 2 1 0 Dallas Everglade Park Ten $135,000 1909 4 2 1 Dallas Glenview $99,000 1454 3 2 0 Dallas Gol...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Commons at Willow Creek $207,800 2057 4 2 0 Creekwood $289,900 2309 3 2 0 Creekwood $338,889 2384 3 2 0 Creekwood $345,464 2384 3 2 0 Creekwood $357,761 2384 3 2 0 Creekwood $393,681 3680 4 3 1 Creekwood Add $299,999 2187 4 2 0 Dominion...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Fort Worth Belmont Add $29,000 576 2 1 0 Fort Worth Camelot $97,000 1536 3 2 0 Fort Worth Carol Oaks Add $107,100 1690 3 2 0 Fort Worth Cookes Meadow Add $159,900 2848 3 2 0 Fort Worth Deer Creek Acres Add $109,900 1847 3 2 0 Fort ...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Plano Creeks of Willow Bend $4,995,000 13406 6 5 4 Plano El Ranchero Country Estates #1 $2,400,000 7450 4 6 0 Plano El Ranchero Country Estates #1 $2,995,000 6352 6 5 1 Plano El Ranchero Country Estates #1 $6,399,000 13986 6 7 2 Pl...

By Martin Millner
(Coldwell Banker Hearthside)
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Now that spring has finally arrived many engaged couples are looking for that perfect venue for that happy day. So, if you love the countryside! Then you'll fall head over heels for Bucks County's farm wedding venues. Plan the perfect rustic ceremony or reception at one of Bucks County’s gorgeous...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths A0233 John Chalmers 2 $436,000 1376 2 1 0 Abs A0917 B C Thompson Survey $325,000 625 1 1 0 Anna Town Square $339,990 2870 4 3 0 Anna Town Square $349,900 2943 4 3 0 Anna Town Square $349,990 2860 4 3 0 Anna Town Square $386,074 3063 4 3...

By Stephen Fells
(AgencyLogic)
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Sixteen teams remain as play resumes this week in the men’s and women’s NCAA Basketball Championships. Here’s a sweet assist from the National Association Realtors® on where the number 16 shows up in recent housing survey data: Younger baby boomers (ages 52 to 61) made up 16% of buyers 16% of buy...